Helen Myrl Carter

Helen Myrl Carter Jones (September 12, 1927 – June 2, 1998) was an American country music singer. The eldest daughter of Maybelle Carter, she performed with her mother and her younger sisters, June Carter and Anita Carter, as a member of The Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, a pioneering all female country and folk music group. After the death of A.P. Carter in 1960, the group became known as The Carter Family.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 19, 1927 (Virginia), Died June 2, 1998

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, accordion, songwriter, composer

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-5515 10-in. 8/22/1950 Music in my heart "Sister" Billie Rose Atkins ; Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female-male vocal duet, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-5516 10-in. 8/23/1950 I've got my share of trouble Carter Sisters Female vocal solo, with female vocal trio and string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5517 10-in. 8/23/1950 Columbus G-A Carter Sisters Female vocal solo, with female vocal trio and string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5518 10-in. 8/23/1950 Willow, will you weep for me Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal ensemblet and string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5519 10-in. 8/23/1950 Gotta find me somebody to love Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5826 10-in. 10/22/1950 Someone else, not me Anita Carter Female vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor E1VB-0925 10-in. 1/31/1951 My crazy heart (for company) Chet Atkins ; Danny Dill ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor E1VB-0927 10-in. 2/2/1951 My life with you Annie Lou and Danny ; Chet Atkins ; Carter Sisters ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female-male vocal duet, with female vocal trio and string band vocalist  
Victor E1VB-0929 10-in. 2/2/1951 A trinket of shiny gold Chet Atkins ; Carter Sisters ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0844 10-in. 2/2/1949 (This is) someone's last day Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0845 10-in. 2/2/1949 The kneeling drunkard's plea Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0846 10-in. 2/2/1949 Why do you weep, dear willow? Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0847 10-in. 2/2/1949 Walk a little closer Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0848 10-in. 2/2/1949 My darling's home at last Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0849 10-in. 2/2/1949 A picture a ring and a curl Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal ensemble, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0850 10-in. 2/2/1949 Root, hog, or die Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-0851 10-in. 2/2/1949 The baldheaded end of the broom Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-1956 10-in. 10/12/1949 The day of wrath Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1957 10-in. 10/12/1949 Down on my knees Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1958 10-in. 10/12/1949 Little orphan girl Carter Sisters ; Anita Carter ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-1959 10-in. 10/12/1949 God sent my little girl Carter Sisters ; Anita Carter ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-1964 10-in. 10/12/1949 Under the hickory nut tree Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band songwriter, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1965 10-in. 10/12/1949 I was bitten by the same bug twice Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band composer  
Victor D9VB-1968 10-in. 10/13/1949 Crocodile tears Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter ; June Carter Cash Female vocal quartet, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1969 10-in. 10/13/1949 Grandma told me so Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter ; June Carter Cash Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Helen Myrl," accessed April 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173.

Carter, Helen Myrl. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173.

"Carter, Helen Myrl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.